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COVID-19 Tourism Industry Information & Support

April 1, 2020 | Category =

With information changing daily GSCORE is managing our tourism business support and mentoring in a 3-phase approach – inform, support and recover.

The tourism industry and local businesses are being heavily impacted, and the amount of information can be overwhelming. So, we have put together easy to access and reliable information that will assist you in navigating these challenging times. We recognise that it is difficult to stay up-to-date when so many organisations and agencies are providing you with information. Here at GSCORE we are collating that information for you so that you don’t have to navigate that minefield.

It is important to ensure that the information you are reviewing is from a reliable and reputable source. We will continue to post information that will assist you in staying informed and develop action plans to get through the next few months and be ready for when the tourists return.

Latest Advice

What is the latest coronavirus advice?

You can find the most up to date advice on the Western Australian Government website and the Federal Department of Health website.

What is the current impact of the COVID-19 in the WA community?

For the latest and most up-to-date information, visit the Government of Western Australia website or the WA Department of Health website.

 

Travel Advice

Latest information on travel restriction to/from Australia

WA Travel and Transport Advice (Dept of Premier and Cabinet)

Travel restrictions for other states and territories

 

Information for Tourism Businesses

We have collated the following information for tourism businesses – click on the link to find out more.

Health Advice for Tourism Businesses

Financial Assistance

Employment Matters

Business Support Resources

 

Information for Tourism Employees

JobSeeker Payment

Your Rights at Work (ACTU)

 

Information for Event Holders

Restrictions on public gatherings came into effect on 16 March.

Lotterywest COVID Relief Fund for Event Holders

 

Need Other Assistance?

Above all else look after yourselves physically and mentally, if you need support reach out you are not alone. Beyond Blue, Lifeline and Food Bank Albany.

 

What Next?

As we move through the initial impact of COVID-19 on our region, business will need support in addressing urgent business concerns about their operations. We will provide support in helping to build business continuity by keeping you up to date and providing assistance in identified areas of need.

Coming out the other side of this we will work with tourism businesses to recover by implementing peer support groups within industry sectors. We will provide support and training to help you get ready for when Tourism WA reboot their marketing campaigns. Making sure you are on the front foot and ready to launch.

 

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